sabra

noun, often capitalized
sa·bra | \ ˈsä-brə \

Definition of sabra 

: a native-born Israeli

First Known Use of sabra

1945, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sabra

Modern Hebrew ṣabhār, literally, prickly pear

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The first known use of sabra was in 1945

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